|Distance||181 miles (292 km)|
|Coach companies||National Express|
Coaches from Cardiff to Dublin cover the 181 miles (292 km) long journey with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Dublin, Dublin Airport.
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National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach provider operating over 550 coaches per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates coach services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express coaches have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most coaches come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your coach from Cardiff to Dublin, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
The distance between Cardiff and Dublin is around 270 miles, with buses completing the journey in between 12 hours and 45 minutes and 14 hours and 40 minutes. Buses depart from Sophia Gardens in Cardiff, arriving at Dublin Port. There are no direct buses from Cardiff to Dublin, with a ferry completing the journey across the Irish Sea into Dublin Port. Services are run by National Express with up to two departures per day between Cardiff and Dublin. There are no services during the night.
Travel between Cardiff, United Kingdom and Dublin, Ireland by coach is: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
Conditions of entry:
When travelling in Ireland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 17/05/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach between Cardiff and Dublin before travelling.
Return travel from Ireland to United Kingdom is: Fully open.
Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Ireland
Requirements for reentering:
The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 18/05/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your coach to Cardiff from Dublin.
Some of the Cardiff coach stations to Dublin you can start your journey from include Cardiff, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, University and Cardiff, Gorsedd Gardens Rd / Museum Ave. Similarly, some of the arrival coach stations in Dublin include Dublin, Dublin Airport, Dublin, Port and Dublin, Bachelor's Walk.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Cardiff Central and arriving in Dublin, Dublin Airport.
The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this trip, called Cardiff Central, is located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city centre of Cardiff.
The most popular arrival coach station, Dublin, Dublin Airport, is located 9.1 miles (14.6 km) away from the city centre of Dublin.
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